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Cyber sextortion: Mumbai man duped of Rs 7.53 lakh through video call blackmails

August 05, 2022 2:33 pm

Cyber fraudsters trick man who works in the private health care services.

In 6 months, Haryana cops assist victims of cyber fraud get back Rs 7 cr in their accounts

July 23, 2022 12:44 am

The information was shared at a meeting of police officers which was chaired by state Home Minister Anil Vij. Additional Director General of Police (cyber crime) O P Singh was also present in the meeting.

Seven held for duping people on pretext of redeeming credit card points

July 16, 2022 10:08 pm

DCP (Rohini) Pranav Tayal said four accused have been identified as Pulkit Malik (23), Rahul Verma (22), Avinash Kumar (37) and Jitender Sharma (28), who works as a freelance app designer.

Woman tries to sell furniture online for Rs 21,000, instead loses Rs 3.77 lakh to cyber fraud

July 07, 2022 1:39 pm

According to the woman, her company’s chief general manager called her saying that he wanted to sell some furniture for Rs 21,000 and he met a potential customer on Quickr, an online marketplace, who showed interest in buying them.

Chandigarh: Cyber cell arrests man for impersonating bank employee, cheating

July 06, 2022 6:34 am

Police said that a complaint was received from Malkit Singh, who alleged that an unknown person called him, pretending to be an employee of HDFC Life Insurance, to update his insurance policy.

West Bengal: Illegal call centre busted, 10 arrested for duping foreign nationals, says police

July 06, 2022 5:36 am

Police said the accused were booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for fraud, cheating and criminal conspiracy, and under relevant sections of the Indian Telegraph Act.

Surge in cyber crimes, 3 new stations set up in Gurgaon

June 25, 2022 6:54 pm

Prior to this, Gurgaon had one cyber crime police station in Sector 43, which has now been assigned for the East zone.

Fighting cyber crimes: Need to create network of over 1 lakh helping hands in Gujarat, says Official

June 11, 2022 1:34 am

Gujarat's additional chief secretary in the Home Department, Rajkumar stressed the need for better training to combat instances of cyber crime in the state.

Cyber-fraudsters extort Rs 57 lakh from 70-year-old Mumbai man

June 10, 2022 3:21 pm

The fraudsters offered the man ‘Friendship Club’ membership and engaged him into sexually explicit chat with a woman.

Online offences: Govt proposal for Sec 66A-like steps finds no UN takers

June 10, 2022 9:51 am

In 2015, the Supreme Court had struck down the particular section, calling it “unconstitutional”.